International Migration and Ethnic Relations, one-year master's programme
Syllabus for students admitted autumn 2014
- Programme Code:
- SAIME revision 9
- Date of establishment:
- 30 November 2006
- Date of ratification:
- 15 November 2012
- Decision-making body:
- Faculty of Culture and Society
- Enforcement date:
- 01 September 2013
- Replaces Syllabus ratified:
- 26 February 2009
1. Degree of Bachelor in Social Sciences or Humanities
2. General eligibility + the equivalent of English course B from Swedish secondary school.
International Migration, Inclusion and Exclusion, 15 credits
The course gives an introduction to advanced IMER studies and current themes in IMER research.
Identity and Ethnicity in a Global Community, 15 credits
During the course, we will discuss and problematize the work of classical theorists relevant to the multidisciplinary field of IMER research.
Theory of Science and Research Methodology, 15 credits
During the course, we will discuss the theory of science and research methods relevant to the multidisciplinary field of advanced IMER studies.
IMER Master (one-year) Thesis, 15 credits
The one-year master’s programme is concluded with a 15-credit thesis.
CoursesFor programme with start Autumn 2014:
Autumn 2014 - Semester 1
International Migration, Inclusion, and Exclusion, 15 credits (IM634L) compulsory
Main field: International Migration and Ethnic Relations
- Identity and Ethnicity in a Global Community, 15 credits (IM635L) compulsory
On completion of the programme the student shall:
• display knowledge of a wide range of issues within the field of IMER and specialized knowledge and understanding of the causes and consequences of international migration as well as of dynamics in ethnic relations;
• display knowledge of theories and methods of science in humanities and social sciences, with particular emphasis on issues related to IMER research;
• show an ability to independently develop arguments, within agreed timeframes, on the basis of diverse scientific perspectives to identify issues and their complexity in line with strict scientific research procedures;
• show an ability to independently and as part of a group, present this analysis and other findings in a logical and coherent manner, orally and in writing;
• show an ability to evaluate questions within the field of International Migration and Ethnic Relations from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Master's degree (60 credits).